Every day last year, an average of 137 women across the world were murdered by a family member or an intimate partner, according to research published Sunday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on Sunday. At right: Tamara O'Neal (Mercy Hospital)
Women in New York City pay hundreds of dollars more per year than men toward transportation—in order to avoid harassment and meet their caretaking obligations, according to a new report by New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation.
Saudi Arabia has executed an Indonesian woman who was living in the country as a domestic worker. Tuti Tursilawati, a mother of one said to be in her early 30s, killed her employer in 2010 as he tried to rape her, according to multiple news reports.
Tuesday’s midterm election brought mixed results for abortion rights. Democrats took control of the House, but anti-choice ballot measures passed in two states, leaving millions of women vulnerable to criminalization if Roe v. Wade is ultimately overturned.
Over the past year, many intrepid women have leveraged the media not only to make their voices heard, and to offer more diverse voices in an industry that has historically been dominated by limited pe...
Amazon shut down the artificial intelligence (AI) tool it was using to evaluate potential hires because the algorithm was found to be biased against women, according to a story reported by Reuters on Tuesday.
McDonald’s employees made history today, as cooks and cashiers in 10 cities across the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to address groping, propositions for sex, indecent exposure, and other inappropriate and illegal conduct in its stores.
Over the course of the past week, feminist activists on the internet and in the real world expressed outrage and frustration about the latest #MeToo development: Louis C.K.’s return to the public stage.